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It’s not vain to care about losing your hair after cancer

When people would say, “The short hair suits you.” That was frustrating because it was not my choice to have short hair. Photo: Pexels

(Jennifer Garam/ Allure) –– For many people, our hair is part of our identity. For me, it was one of the most challenging parts of going through treatment.

For people who‘ve undergone treatments for cancer, hair loss is a common but nevertheless stressful side effect. And, contrary to popular belief, the hard part isn’t over when your hair starts to return. Here, survivor Laila Roudsari opens up about the hair changes she experienced.

Beauty products aren’t regulated the same way foods are so this made it much more difficult to navigate what was “safe” or “natural.” (…)

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